This listing consists of a lot of information on the canal; it's growth, it's demise and it's future. The documents shown are but a few of what is here. For anyone interested in learning more about the canal, a read of this file would be a good place to start. There is also two photographs of extracts from the publication called the Railway News that gives good facts and figures about derelict canals and, in particular, the Wilts & Berks.
Also please see the following listings in our online catalogue as follows:
Longcot Wharf - Listing No N1174
Longcot Lock - Listing No N973
The Opening of the Canal - Listing No N578
We are always on the look-out for more information about Shrivenham and district. If you have old photos, know of historical facts, old documents (especially deeds) please contact us...
If you would like to view any item please email us to make an appointment, details on the Home page.